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Old 12-10-2003, 01:44 PM   #1
aliencasino
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Unhappy I'm Bored! Linux Appz?


I just set up a linux box and doing pretty good so far. Finally understanding Installing from tarballs,rpm's,.bin,.sh blah blah blah (sleps self)........ but now I'm bored on my system... seems like there are NO programs for linux.... Anyone know where I can go to get some apps? I dont want to use freaking mplayer to play my movies it freaks out reading avi divx files from divx.... I got a Nice P4 3.2ghz 512mb 80gb Asylum/Nvidia 8X 128MB AGP linux box and i DONT want to install windows on it..... I need appz....games....communication! Just cant find it, if it even exists......



HELP???????????
Windows is haunting me I miss Unreal Tournament
 
Old 12-10-2003, 01:46 PM   #2
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freshmeat.net
sourceforge.net

Set goals for yourself to learn the system, do you want to setup a webserver, mail server, things like that? What is it you want to do with your system. When in doubt google it.

As for games...well, you're going to be limited, any other kind of app though, you've got a whole internet full of them.
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:02 PM   #3
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im resisting

I want Windows! It's like a nice pack of expensive Marlboro Cigarettes after SEX! But I really want to use Linux. I like the geek effect and the fact that if someone wont fix it some other distro will. But I'm VERY happy with Blag distro. But yeah I just hate being limited. I basically want to IM and game a little (not alot) but a little... If I could sucessfully get limewire find a freaking unreal tournament iso for linux I would be a happy penguin! Thanks for the links though I havent been the the second one...

aubz
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:04 PM   #4
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oh ya

oh ya..... i googled linux stuff till i dreamt about it last night..... for the whole hour a sleep I got....
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:05 PM   #5
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Gaim Ymessnger? Quakes? hmm maybe you just haven't looked.
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:06 PM   #7
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yahooooooooooo

yeah i got yahoo but it's nothing to Y! on windows... quake ..... where can I get quake in rpm r .bin form?
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:08 PM   #8
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heatness

I just want a heatness machine right here.... so far it's doing okay and I'm still alive, but i've been avoiding the kitchen latly...... i looked at WineX3 and it looks like no one likes it because of glib problems? reccomend download?
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:09 PM   #9
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uh......uh

oOoOOoooOOOOooooo http://www.google.com/linux
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:10 PM   #10
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IM eh? that ain't hard.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gaim/

As for games...

http://www.winehq.org/
http://www.transgaming.com/

And let us not forget Neverwinter Nights now has a Linux Client that you can use.

www.bioware.com

Mike
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:41 PM   #11
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Re: heatness

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Originally posted by aliencasino I just want a heatness machine right here
What is a heatness machine?
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:43 PM   #12
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Besides all that, boredom is a lack of character....

And if you're bored with Linux, use windows :P


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:46 PM   #13
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Heatness machine?? I have one of those its called: Iron. As far as being bored thats you not ur computer if your looking for salvation step away from the computer take a shower and relax hehehe
 
Old 12-10-2003, 02:48 PM   #14
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google "linux game tomb" www.happypenguin.org/news theres a bunch of cool games there

btw http://hosted.tribalwar.com/legends/ = very good game in dev right now

linux (for me) has all the programs i would want and more for free! if theres something from the picture you want to add, program it then =P
 
Old 12-11-2003, 07:51 AM   #15
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Windows is haunting me I miss Unreal Tournament
If you mean UT2003, then it supports Linux out of the box and the original UT just needs the binaries available here.
Quote:
where can I get quake
As for Quake, read here

HTH
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